The Great Escape PodJun 04, 2022
"A bit of my own Tzatziki"
"I said OK my last option is Canada...but I don't know much about Canada."
"I wasn't just coming for a jolly, I wanted to come back a few rungs higher than when I arrived."
"The Border Officer emptied my bag everywhere!"
“Everyday we were waking up to Kumbaya prayer circles.”
"I quite like living where you can smell the horseshit"
"In my room I have a Coronation St street sign and a mug!"
"I was on-site both times my school burned down...but it wasn't me!"
"He sent a blood-filled bakewell tart to the BBC execs!"
"After your 7th mint infusion tea bag...it's not the same buzz!
The other thing about hammocks is, you need trees!
What would happen if you put milk in a kettle?!
"Imagine reading through What's on TV and thinking, that's my night over!"
He switched girlfriends just as we switched countries!
"They paid people to move up North?"
Raising Private Ryan (Parent Pod Special) - Ian & Janet Galloway
"If I was single I wouldn't eat crisps..."
"I was totally unqualified to operate the rollercoaster."
"Dip Dab is a gateway drug."
"The French do good things with chicken."
A Blue Peter badge is tantamount to a knighthood!
"At Mexican parties, you have to kiss everyone."
"I hadn't had a bowel movement in over a week!"
“He yelled at me in Arabic, then gave me a baby goat to hold.”
“I've been in self isolation for 26 years!"
“You’ve probably got great taste in music and you’re polite!”
"He was sat on the porch, dressed as me!"
“I don’t think my brain can even process sarcasm.”
“The ski instructor snapped my pole in half!”
"NOONE has a floppy crumpet!"
Mark, Owen and Ry welcome Expat Special Guest Alex onto the Great Escape Pod to chat crumpets, the reality of settling in a new country, and whether UK Theme Parks are better than their North American counterparts.
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"And then they brought out the sniffer dog."
This week we're SUPER happy to be joined by expat special guest Sally. She joins Mark, Owen & Ry to chat about driving abroad, and getting into all sorts of bother when crossing the US border.
"My Granddad's cousin invented Monopoly"
Mark, Owen & Ryan are joined by long awaited expat guest Julian, who helps them get to the bottom of Mark's rather outlandish claim to board game fame.
“Can you ever trust a cheese hater?"
Resolution, Reflection & Prediction
Xmas Special - "I loved meeting elves in the woods"
In this cracker of an episode, expats Mark, Owen and Ryan discuss peculiar christmas traditions from around the globe, as well as a few of their own Xmas expat tales.
"He watched me cook in his pants."
Welcome the first ever episode of 'The Great Escape Pod!'.
Join the Expat roundtable of Mark Masterton, Owen Ramirez and Ryan Galloway, who chew the fat on what it is to live abroad in Vancouver, Canada.
In this debut episode, the lads introduce themselves, and discuss the strange living arrangements they encountered after moving abroad.